January 2024

We asked students and learning specialists to share their best tips, tricks and tools for university students. Browse through the articles for new strategies and perspective. Use the filters to find content that works for you.

How to apply critical thinking in learning


Sometimes your university classes might feel like a maze of information. Consider critical thinking skills like a map that can lead the way.

Why do we need critical thinking?  

Critical thinking is a type of thinking that requires continuous questioning, exploring answers, and making judgments. Critical thinking can help you: 

A beginner's guide to successful labs


Labs are a great way to apply what you learn in lectures. They provide you an opportunity to see a physical example, like muscles in an anatomy lab or a demonstration of a reactions that you learn in chemistry. Where else are you going to get the opportunity to learn like this?